Autism Workshop At VCC May 5


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Rethink Autism, an innovative on-line support system for the management of children on the autism spectrum, will present a free workshop for interested professionals and parents on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Verona Community Center ballroom.

Sponsored by C.H.I.L.D., a Verona nonprofit for children with learning difficulties, the seminar is titled, “Using a Web-based Platform to Deliver Autism Treatment Tools to Parents and Professionals: An overview for clinicians, parents, medical professionals, educators, social workers and others involved with the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.”  It will be presented by Jamie Pagliaro,  executive vice president and a co-creator of Rethink Autism.

Rethink Autism’s online system of Applied Behavior Analysis treatment includes five components: (1) individualized skills assessment tool, (2) comprehensive curriculum with 1200+ video-based ABA teaching exercises, (3) staff and parent training modules, (4) automated data tracking and (5) ongoing support from a team of dedicated clinicians.  The program has received national recognition as a model for children with autism in the public school system.

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Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langan moved to Verona in 1989. A long-time journalist, she has been on the staff of Money, Sports Illustrated, Bride’s and Redbook magazines. Her articles on health and parenting appear in a variety of national publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Parents, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, Self and Family Circle. She and her husband Greg have three school-aged children, and are members of Our Lady of the Lake Church. You can reach Julia at [email protected]


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